515 Main Street, Olean, New York 14760
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Olean General Hospital

Diagnostic Imaging

From routine x-rays as part of pre-admission testing to incredibly sophisticated procedures using Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), 4D ultrasound imaging for real time motion pre-natal imaging and Computed Tomography (CT) to image finely detailed structures and vessels to diagnose diseases and conditions of all types, Diagnostic Imaging at Olean General Hospital is a service that impacts practically all of our patients. 

World Class Imaging

Our comprehensive state-of the art imaging facility features a specialized team of board certified radiologists as well as certified technologists and support staff.  From routine exams to minimally invasive diagnostics, it’s a team that prides itself in delivering 24/7 diagnostic imaging services with technology that is best in class.

About PACs

Diagnostic imaging procedures are now fully digital and integrate with our Picture Archiving System (PACS). This system enables physicians from anywhere in the world to have digital access to patient images and reports from their office computers.

Leading the way

No matter what the imaging needs may be, from digital mammography to bone density studies, high-field open MRI imaging, to advanced Coronary Angiography, Olean General’s Diagnostic Imaging Center is leading the way to faster imaging, greater detail, improved diagnoses, increased comfort and better patient care.

 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What should I know about radiation safety?

Before your imaging procedure be sure to ask your
physician the following questions:

  • Why is the test needed?
  • How will having the test improve my care?
  • Are there alternatives that do not use radiation and deliver similar results?
  • Is the facility accredited by the American College of Radiology (ACR)?
  • Are pediatric and adult tests delivered using the appropriate radiation doses?

Why should I have my imaging exam done at an accredited facility?

When you see the gold seals of accreditation prominently displayed in our imaging facility, you can be sure that you are in a facility that meets standards for imaging quality and safety. Look for the ACR Gold Seals of Accreditation. To achieve the ACR Gold Standard of Accreditation, our facility's personnel qualifications, equipment requirements, quality assurance, and quality control procedures have gone through a rigorous review process and have met specific qualifications. It's important for patients to know that every aspect of the ACR accreditation process is overseen by board-certified, expert radiologists and medical physicists in advanced diagnostic imaging.

What does ACR accreditation mean?

  • Our facility has voluntarily gone through a vigorous review process to ensure that we meet nationally-accepted standards of care.
  • Our personnel are well qualified, through education and certification, to perform mdical imaging, interpret your images, and administer your radiation therapy treatments.
  • Our equipment is appropriate for the test or treatment you will receive, and our facility meets or exceeds quality assurance and safety guidelines.

What does the gold seal mean?

When you see the ACR gold seal, you can rest assured that your prescribed imaging test will be done at a facility that has met the highest level of imaging quality and radiation safety. The facility and its personnel have gone through a comprehensive review to earn accreditation status by the American College of Radiology (ACR), the largest and oldest imaging accrediting body in the U.S. and a professional organization of 34,000 physicians.

Where can I get more information?

Check out patient resources courtesy of the ACR by clicking here Resources.

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